Signalman/Assistant Signalman - Portage, WI

Company: CP ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.


  • Assist in maintenance and construction of wayside signals and crossing signals normally in a mobile crew.

  • Applicants desired to have background in outdoor related construction, having some experience with heavy equipment such as backhoe, trencher, truck driving, and have background experience in the electrical/electronic field.
  • Required to travel.
  • CDL license or ability to obtain.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Due to the safety-sensitive nature of this position, you must not have had any drug or alcohol-related offenses within the past 2 years and no more than 1 within the past 5 years.

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Completive company pension plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Medical Requirements:
    CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is considered a safety sensitive position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, drug screening and pre-employment physical.

    Drug Test Elements:

     All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CP safe and drug free. 

    Background Investigation:

    The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:         

  • Criminal history check

  • Education verification

  • Last 3 years of driving history

  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service

  • Social Security number verification

    CP is looking for a qualified Signalman. If individuals do not have prior Signalman experience then they would start as an Assistant Signalman and be trained into the Signalman position.

    CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 

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